Performance Today

Granville Bantock: A Celtic Symphony

British Composer Granville Bantock Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons


Performance Today - November 15, 2021

1:59:00


November 15, 2021

Composer Granville Bantock loved his Scottish heritage, and he loved the seafaring traditions of the British Isles. Near the end of his life, in 1940, he wrote a piece about the lure of the open sea. On today's show, the Buffalo Philharmonic plays A Celtic Symphony, by Granville Bantock.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Anthony DiLorenzo: Anthem of Hope: Houston Strong
ROCO | Mei-Ann Chen, conductor
Album: ROCO: Visions Take Flight
Innova 016

Samuel Barber: Summer Music, Op. 31
Tara Helen O’Connor, flute | Stephen Taylor, oboe | Sebastian Manz, clarinet | Peter Kolkay, bassoon | Radovan Vlatkovic, horn
The CMSLC & Spivey Hall, Clayton State University, Morrow, GA

Jennifer Higdon: Dance Card 
ROCO | Mei Ann Chen, conductor
ROCO, St. John the Divine Church, Houston, TX

Frederic Chopin: Fantaisie-Impromptu, Op. 66
Pavel Kolesnikov, piano
The Frederic Chopin Society, Mairs Concert Hall, Macalester College, Saint Paul, MN

Hour 2

Johann Sebastian Bach: Cello Suite No. 1 in G Movement 2 Allemande
Zuill Bailey, cello
Album: Zuill Bailey: Francoeur, Bach, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Chopin, Vieuxtemps
Delos 3326

Granville Bantock: A Celtic Symphony
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra | JoAnn Falletta, conductor
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo NY

William Grant Still: Suite for Violin and Piano
Randall Goosby, violin | Zhu Wang, piano
Honest Brook Music Festival, Honest Brook Farm, Delhi, NY

Johann Sebastian Bach, arr. Michael Marissen, Richard Stone: Concerto in C for recorder and strings, after BWV 1032
Tempesta di Mare | Gwyn Roberts, recorder
Gwyn Roberts and Richard Stone, directors | Emlyn Ngai, concertmaster
Tempesta di Mare Philadelphia Concert Series, Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral, Philadelphia, PA